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to recognize palestine as a nonmember state. the union for reformed judaism called is a challenge, but it denounced the u.n. vote as counter-productive to peace. >>> a prominent group of orthodox rabbis meanwhile voiced its support for israel's decision. >>> in a letter released by the vet c vatican this week, the pope issued new rules for charities that identify themselves as catholic. he instructued such groups to follow it, and they're barred from accepting money from organizations whose work runs counter to work teachings. although the pope did not specify, that could apply to funders that promote birth control. those charities found to violate the new rules can be stripped of their catholic dez natisignatio the local bishop. we have a special report from haiti where we found an american priest and doctor who is helping thousands of victims of earthquakes, hurricanes, hiv, choler and not least government bury rock sees. they're succeeds not with a big top down plan but by listening to what the haitians want. >> early each morning in the chapel, the shrouded bodies of infants a
and homosexual unions." >> a federal aeals court in boston agreed with scalia's interpretation and last may became the first federal appeals court to throw out doma, citing kennedy's decision in the texas case as authority. the rules governing marriage, like the rules governing divorce, have historically been left to the states, and they differ from state to state, like how old do you have to be to get married, and what do you do to get out of a marriage? the issue of same-sex marriage is widely expected to divide the court along liberal- conservative lines, but not necessarily. lee swislow of gay and lesbian advocates and defenders says there is a "state's rights" component in the case that could win over some conservative justices. >> when a state says you're married, does the federal government, as it has always done in the past, agree with that state definition? this is the first time that the federal government has ever reached in and said, "we don't care what you say, state. we're going to have our own definition of marriage." and we don't think there's any legitimate reason for the f
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